Jon Favreau, an actor, screenwriter, director, producer, and voiceover artist with a net worth of $200 million is most famous for his directing work in the “Iron Man” franchise. However, he also wrote and starred in such films as “Made”, “Swingers”, “Chef”, and “Couples Retreat”. Jon had a recurring role as Pete Becker on the popular sitcom Friends.
Jon is an accomplished writer, director, and producer. He is best known for his work on “G-Force”, “Solo: A Star Wars Story”, “Star Wars: The Clone Wars”, and “Open Season”. In addition to his work in film and television, Jon also owns two production companies, Fairview Entertainment and Golem Creations.
Who is Jon Favreau?
Jon Favreau was born in Flushing, Queens on October 19th, 1966 to his mother Madeleine who worked as an elementary school teacher and his father Charles who worked as a special education teacher. His mother, unfortunately, passed away from leukaemia in 1979.
In 1984, after Jon graduated from The Bronx High School of Science, he enrolled at Queens College as a pre-engineering student. However, two years later he withdrew to begin working for Bear Stearns. Even while still attending college though, he got involved with the Center for Human Relations and the College Union Program Board; In addition to chairing the Freshmen Weekend committee.
Jon returned to school in 1988 for a brief time but soon decided that it wasn’t for him and instead dropped out again. That summer, he moved from his home to Chicago where he started performing with various improv groups including the Improv Institute and ImprovOlympic.
Jon Favreau’s net worth in 2022
According to celebrity net worth, Favreau’s net worth is around $200 million as of 2022.
A good chunk of his money comes from acting, directing, and owning two production companies – Fairview Entertainment and Golem Creations.
The actor, who resides in California with his wife and three children, also owns a handful of properties in his home state.
Jon Favreau Wiki
|Jon Favreau Real Name||Jonathan Kolia Favreau|
|Jon Favreau Net Worth 2022||$200 Million|
|Jon Favreau Profession||Actor, Filmmaker|
|Jon Favreau Salary||$50 Million from Marvel Cinematic Universe projects|
|Jon Favreau Assets||Real Estate Properties in Santa Monica, Venice, & Laguna Beach|
|Jon Favreau Age||56 Years|
|Jon Favreau Birthday||19.10.1966|
|Jon Favreau Birthplace||Flushing, NYC, USA|
|Jon Favreau Zodiac Sign||Libra|
|Jon Favreau Ethnicity||French-Canadian|
|Jon Favreau Nationality||American|
|Jon Favreau Education||Queens College, City University of New YorkThe Bronx High School of Science|
|Jon Favreau Height||1.85m|
|Jon Favreau Weight||205lbs|
|Jon Favreau Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Jon Favreau Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Jon Favreau Family||Joya Tillem (m. 2000)|
|Jon Favreau Children||Brighton Rose Favreau, Madeleine Favreau, Max Favreau|
Jon Favreau’s Career
“Rudy” was a heartwarming football biopic in which Favreau starred alongside Vince Vaughn, who would later become his good friend and regular collaborator. In 1994, he played Eric the Clown on an episode of “Seinfeld.”
In 1996, after Favreau moved to Los Angeles, he sold his screenplay “Swingers” to Jon and Vince. The film was popular with critics and general audiences, winning director Doug Liman’s MTV Movie Award for Best New Filmmaker. The next year, Favreau had a recurring role on 6 episodes of “Friends,” followed by starring roles in the science fiction film “Deep Impact” (1998), which increased his popularity among moviegoers, as well as the black comedy “Very Bad Things” (1998).
In 1999, Favreau played the lead in “Rocky Marciano” and followed that up with an appearance in the football comedy “The Replacements.” One year later he was cast as himself on an episode of HBO’s hit show about the mafia, “The Sopranos.” Jon also wrote, directed and produced the 2001 movie called “Made,” which reunites him with Vince Vaughn who was also a producer.
That same year Judd Apatow asked Favreau to direct an episode of his new show for Fox network Undeclared. From 2005-2010 you could find Jon hosting his own cooking/talk show called Dinner for Five IFC channel.
Favreau’s Awards and Honors
Jon Favreau is the proud winner of several awards for his brilliant work, such as the following:
- Florida Film Critics Circle Award for “Swingers” (1997)
- Tribeca Film Festival Audience Award for “Chef” (2014)
- CinEuphoria Award for “The Lion King” (2020)
Jon Favreau is an acclaimed director, producer, and writer. In 2019, the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films honoured him with the Visionary Award. 10 years prior to that fantastic achievement, they had awarded Jon Best Director for “Iron Man.” Additionally in 2018, The Visual Effects Society Awards gave Jon a Lifetime Achievement Award. And finally (but by no means least), he was named a Disney Legend by Walt Disney Studios only last year in 2019.
How old is Jon Favreau?
Jon Favreau is 56 years old.
How tall is Jon Favreau?
Jon Favreau is 1.85m.
How much is Jon Favreau worth?
Jon Favreau has an estimated net worth of 200 million USD.